Show #4142 - Tuesday, September 10, 2002


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Ann Burger, a food editor from Charleston, South Carolina

George Schroeder, a packaging consultant from Appleton, Wisconsin

Mike Vethacke, a financial analyst from Grosse Pointe, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the river, you identify the bay.)
    $200 17
In his 1789 address he stated that he didn't believe he should be paid for becoming president
    $200 24
It's the band that had a hit with "Up on Cripple Creek"
    $200 1
This Kate Mulgrew "Star Trek" show would've been very different if the crew traveled around space in the Chrysler van
    $200 16
Like rust, Mars gets its reddish color from oxides of this element
    $200 11
The Potomac
    $200 4
Let's hear it for this capital of Idaho
    $400 18
He thanked Al Gore "for a contest conducted with spirit and ended with grace"
    $400 25
It's the nickname of the Beatles album that has a stark white cover
    $400 2
It won't tax you much to take a gamble & name this Riviera city 9 miles from Nice, France
    $400 22
"Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith", begins this Heinlein work
    $400 12
The Ganges
    $400 5
"Streetwise" nickname of the Super Bowl III MVP
    $600 19
He said, "The country having just emerged from a great rebellion, many questions will come before it for settlement"
    $600 26
In a 1978 song, this group asked, "Who Are You?"
    $600 3
One might think that this make of Ford runs best from April 20 to May 20
    $600 23
Arnold arduously activates an ancient atmosphere appliance in this 1990 Martian big screen adventure
    $600 13
The Loire River in France
    DD: $1,000 6
Appropriately, the stock ticker symbol for Sotheby's is this 3-letter word
    $800 20
In his March 4, 1825 address he mentioned our forefathers but never mentioned his own father, a former president
    $800 27
A song by this group says, "Everybody have fun tonight, everybody Wang Chung tonight"
    $800 9
Once living near the Great Lakes but defeated by the Iroquois, this tribe moved to the Southeast (but not in Jeeps)
    $800 14
The Trinity River in Texas
    $800 7
Oh, you can call it Istanbul, or you can call it Constantinople, or you can call it this
    $1000 21
Polk declared, "Our title to" this western territory "is 'clear and unquestionable'"
    $1000 28
This double album by Kiss was certified platinum
    $1000 10
It orbits the Sun at a mean distance of about 888 million miles, though we're not sure what kind of mpg it gets
    $1000 15
The Cooks & Georges Rivers in Australia
    $1000 8
A carillon is a set of 23 or more of these

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Mike George Ann
$2,000 $2,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike George Ann
$2,200 $2,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Very popular here on Jeopardy!...)
(Alex: We want you to name the author who created each character.)
    $400 21
The Sui dynasty refortified this major construction project mainly built under the Ch'ins
    $400 3
This entertainer earned the nickname "The Handcuff King" for his ability to escape manacles
    $400 1
In 2000 Salman Rushdie visited this, his native country, for the first time since the "Satanic Verses" furor
    $400 8
Bilbo Baggins
    $400 22
Paul Hogan faces the jungle of New York City
    $400 13
In the King James Bible, Hilkiah is described as this type of priest
    $800 27
(Alex reads the clue in a Southern drawl.) Li Po & Tu Fu did their own thang, & wrote a bunch of these works in the dynasty T'ang
    $800 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the halls of Alcatraz.) During his term at Alcatraz, this man called "Machine Gun" worked as an altar boy in the prison chapel
    $800 2
People in this South American city were upset by a "Simpsons" episode showing street kids & monkeys there
    $800 9
Captain Nemo &
Phileas Fogg
    $800 26
Criminals "hound" each other following a bungled jewel heist
    $800 14
It's the type of music played here, from the place you might hear it
    $1200 28
The Chinese one of these dates back to the Shang Dynasty & it accounted for the phases of the Moon
    $1200 5
Because of his oratory style, James K. Polk was nicknamed this French leader "of the stump"
    DD: $1,400 18
In a landmark case, Slobodan Milosevic was arraigned on war crimes charges in this European city in 2001
    $1200 10
Pudd'nhead Wilson
    $1200 25
As Henry II, Peter O'Toole deliberates over who should succeed him
    $1200 15
A type of apartment often used by artists, or the backward slant on a golf club's face
    $1600 6
It was the "chubby" nickname of jazz musician Thomas Wright Waller
    $1600 19
A coup against this country's president Hugo Chavez fizzled in 2002
    $1600 11
John Yossarian
    $1600 23
Jane Fonda turns from schoolteacher to outlaw
    $1600 16
"You're" this, "you're a Waldorf salad; you're" this, "you're a Berlin ballad"
    $2000 7
Nicknamed "Night Train", in 1952 he became the first & only player in NFL history to intercept 14 passes in one season
    $2000 20
On June 14, 2001 the U.S. said it would end bombing exercises on this Puerto Rican island
    DD: $1,000 12
George Smiley
    $2000 24
Burt Reynolds as an ex-con with a personal vendetta against corrupt politicians
    $2000 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is pulling up a punching bag.) As a verb, it means "to lift"; as a noun, it's an assembly of pulleys to lift heavy objects

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike George Ann
$8,600 $7,800 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're searching for a number, aren't we?)
In the 1800s Carl Wunderlich got this number by averaging over a million readings from armpits of 25,000 patients

Final scores:

Mike George Ann
$800 $15,600 $5,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike George Ann
$8,600 $8,600 $2,400
15 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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Game tape date: 2002-06-11
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